by Peter Jandreus
Do you get nostalgic shivers down your spine when someone mentions the word Punk? Are you a real geek when it comes to record collecting? Have you ever wondered what was out there deep in the underground of the Swedish punk scene? Then this book is for you!
Find out everything you want to know about leading acts such as Ebba Grön, KSMB, Attentat, Anti Cimex, Mob 47, Asta Kask and Strebers. But also about every other band that ever released a record during the first ten years of punk music!
In this book you will find all the facts: line-ups, hometowns, biographies and complete, fully illustrated discographies with all sleeves depicted in full colour.
The discographies detail variations in vinyl pressings and covers, coloured vinyl existence and just about everything else of interest for any serious collector of Swedish punk records.
Finally you get to see the full output from legendary bands such as Vicious Visions, Shas, Absurd, Kriminella Gitarrer, 57 KEZ, Kessler Jugend, Bad Boo Band and other similar acts.
Over the years, early Swedish punk has obtained a cult reputation among music fans all over the world and some records will fetch ridiculously high prices at auctions. Those records were often pressed in very small series by private labels. This book includes Premium Publishing¹s established price guide indication ratings, showing the current status among collectors for each and every entry!
It has taken the author some ten years to collect the massive amount of information contained in this book. Premium Publishing is now very proud to present the definitive reference guide to all the recording acts during the first ten innovative years of the Swedish punk era!
More than 300 bands! More than 800 records illustrated in color! Complete with musician index!
Band- & artist indexArtist index
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"Top quality on every count - The author’s obvious knowledge and passion for the subject is evident throughout a book which took around a decade to compile. (...) the book itself is wonderfully-designed (...) From the high-quality paper to the excellent photo reproductions, superb writing and classy design, this is an outstanding piece of work by all concerned."
- Record Collector
Illustrated in color
Format 169 x 239mm